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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc $ 4.87 -0.24 (-4.7%)

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Small pharma company testing antiviral drug in Brazil

Shares of a small, Durham, North Carolina-based pharmaceutical company have climbed more than 40% in the past week after the company said it was initiating a clinical trial of its antiviral drug in Covid-19 patients.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals’ (BCRX) study of galidesivir will be done in two phases with hospitalized adults who have moderate to severe coronavirus infections, according to an article in FierceBiotech.

The clinical trial will be done in Brazil. The Latin American country was chosen because the company was originally going to study galidesivir’s effectiveness in treating patients with yellow fever, according to an article in

277 Views    Barry Cohen    2020-04-14 21:29
Guru invests in restructuring cancer drug developer

Billionaire investor Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio), head of Point72 Asset Management, disclosed earlier this week his firm established a new 14.91% stake in Verastem Inc. (VSTM).

With the goal of generating superior risk-adjusted returns, the guru’s Stamford, Connecticut-based firm executes a long-short strategy that involves fundamental, bottom-up research processes, macro investments and insights.

According to GuruFocus Real-Time Picks, a Premium feature, Cohen invested in 5.5 million shares of Verastem on Jan. 22, allocating 0.06% of the equity portfolio to the position. He previously exited a smaller holding in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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261 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2020-02-05 16:52
These companies had a negative 6-month performance

While gurus hold positions in these companies, the stock price sand returns continue to fall. These are the worst-performing stocks over the last three months with a long-term presence in more than four gurus’ portfolios.

Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (BCRX) had a negative performance of 15.4% over the last six months. Three mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 0.05% on their portfolios.

The biotechnology company has a market cap of $471.27 million, and the stock is trading with a price-sales (P/S) ratio of 14.03. The current price of $5.86 is 36.65% below its 52-week high and 107.07%

272 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-07-07 20:44
Investors have already started to pour in

With President-elect Donald Trump to take office in January, biotechnology has begun to see an increase in attention. Recent progress by President Barack Obama has also sparked attention as the approval of a new bill could give a large infusion of cash to companies in the space.

The U.S. Senate approved complex health care legislation earlier this month. The bill, $6.3 billion legislation known as the 21st Century Cures Act, is designed to provide funding for things like cancer research, the epidemic of opioid abuse, mental health treatment initiatives and what may be most important is that it helps the

296 Views    Adam Lawrence    2016-12-16 20:14
According to [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/InsiderBuy.php]GuruFocus Insider Data[/url], these are the largest CFO buys during the past week. They were Flagstar Bancorp Inc., Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., The Greenbrier Companies Inc., BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Buckeye Technologies Inc. [size=14px][b] Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (FBC): Executive VP and CFO Paul D Borja Bought 150,000 Shares [/b][/size] Executive VP and CFO of Flagstar Bancorp Inc. (FBC) Paul D Borja bought 150,000 shares on 01/30/2009 at an average price of $0.8; the price of the stock has decreased by 2.5% since. Flagstar Bancorp Inc. is the holding company for Flagstar Bank FSB a federally chartered stock savings
3912 Views    guruek    2009-02-09 03:40

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